COVID-19 Cases Summarized by Race and Ethnicity | Last Updated 26 Sep 2020

<strong>A. SUMMARY</strong> This dataset represents the COVID-19 positive confirmed cases by race and ethnicity. Demographic and transmission data are based on information reported from case interviews, laboratories, and providers. This data may not be immediately available for recently reported cases and data will change to reflect as information becomes available. Cumulative counts of 5 or fewer are excluded from the dataset. <strong>B. HOW THE DATASET IS CREATED</strong> Information on cases and deaths including case demographic and transmission details is reported from a combination of data sources including electronic and faxed laboratory reports, case interviews, medical providers, and electronic medical record systems. These multiple streams of data are merged, deduplicated, undergo quality assurance and other data verification processes, and are continually updated to maximize completeness of information and reporting on San Francisco residents with COVID-19. Data are prepared by close of business daily for public display. <strong>C. UPDATE PROCESS</strong> Updated daily, dataset uploaded manually by staff <strong>D. HOW TO USE THIS DATASET</strong> Unknowns may become known over time as more information is gathered. Race/Ethnicity groups resulting in 5 or fewer cumulative cases are dropped for privacy reasons. There are three other datasets related to cases: 1. <a href="">COVID-19 Cases Summarized by Date, Transmission and Case Disposition</a> 2. <a href="">COVID-19 Cases Summarized by Gender</a> 3. <a href="">COVID-19 Cases Summarized by Age Group</a>

This dataset has the following 5 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Specimen Collection Datespecimen_collection_datecalendar_date
New Confirmed Casesnew_confirmed_casesnumberCases are counted as confirmed on the date of specimen collection after a positive lab test result
Cumulative Confirmed Casescumulative_confirmed_casesnumber
Last Updated atlast_updated_atcalendar_date